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Mark A. Weiner

FDNY EMT Who Responded on 9/11 Dies

The Fire Department of New York has announced the death of a retired EMT who responded to the World Trade Center attack.
The photo shows the Star of Life.

Thaddeus Setla Remembered for His Passion

Thaddeus “Ted” Setla, a paramedic and cinematographer, died after going into cardiac arrest earlier this month, said those who knew him.
The photo shows a smiling Scott Couture

Motorcade of First Responders Escort Lawrence (MA) EMT to Funeral Services

Scott Couture was beloved by many for his compassion and empathy as an EMT, as well as his fun-loving personality that showed no bounds.
Ambulances drive by the casket of Dr. Donald Gaylor.

Watch: Allentown (PA) Honors Dr. Donald Gaylor

A funeral procession was held Thursday for Dr. Donald Gaylor in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr

MS EMS Pioneer Wade Spruill Dies at 72

Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr., the founder of emergency medical services and trauma systems in Mississippi, died January 10, 2020. He was 72.

Virginia Beach (VA) Renaming Headquarters after Late Chief

The Virginia Beach (VA) City Council is renaming the city's EMS Headquarters and Training Center in honor of late Chief Emeritus Bruce Edwards, the longest serving member in the history of the organization.

EMS Legend Jack Stout Passes Away

Jack Stout wrote a series of articles for JEMS introducing the concept of the public utility model, fractile response times, system status management and high performance EMS.

Pittsburgh (PA) Public Safety Mourns EMS District Chief

District Chief Jeffrey Meyer, who died July 6, had been battling cancer for some time, but continued working for the city.

In Memoriam: Larry Nichols, 1954 – 2020

Larry Nichols retired from Hernando County Fire Rescue (FL) as assistant fire chief and later medically retired from Hudson EMS (OH) in 2018.

The Death of an EMS Legend

JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman pays tribute to Arnold "Arn" Muller, MD.